Next Week in TV 6/14: The Great Debate

By DRWHO42 & Scott C.

The previous week in TV was exciting with Snowpiercer, Blindspot, and Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD each offering great escapes from reality and leaving us waiting anxiously for more this week. In Snowpiercer, the main story itself continues to unfold, which is about survival, while at the same time we get to learn more about each passenger’s past on the perpetually moving train. Overall, life is not all roses and daisies as last week showed, and now with a murder solved, we are very interested in seeing what happens next on the show.

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD continues rolling along with the series’ mission through time, and last week fans saw the main group travel to the 1950s, attempting to save the founding members of SHIELD from a devastating scheme.

As for this week, there are a few interesting options for you if looking for some Indiana Jones-type fare. History’s Lost Gold on World War II and Smithsonian’s Secrets Unlocked: The Pharaoh in the Suburbs is the blog’s go-to picks to satisfy your inner Indy.

The highlight of the week for the blog is the debut of The Great Debate this Thursday, June  18, on Syfy. This series is an adaption of the popular panel typically found at San Diego Comic-Con and New York Comic-Con, to discuss all things in pop culture. Do stay tuned for an article about the series itself from Miclpea, who got a sneak peek at the first two episodes, hitting the blog later this week.

Cleanin’ Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters, which also airs on Thursday, will provide us a retrospective on the popular movie comedy franchise and hold us over until the latest sequel releases early next year.

On Friday, Netflix will release the movie 7500 which stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a pilot of a hijacked plane who is trying to keep his passengers and crew safe.

There will also be a couple of series wrapping up their current seasons including Billions, Insecure, Quiz, Gallery: The Mandalorian and Roswell, New Mexico.

Lastly, some members of the blog team worked together on a list of TV recommendations as we are now officially heading into summer. Click here to have a look at the recommendations the team pulled together.

That’s all for now. Until next week … happy viewing.

DRWHO42’s picks: 

New: Agents of SHIELD!!!!, Netflix and Disney + movies.
On-going: Stargirl, Snowpiercer, Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, Line of Duty.
Binge / Re-watch: Lost in Space, Jack Ryan, Strike Back!, The Witcher (finished and re-watching the greatness)

Mario Wario’s picks:

New: Gallery: The Mandalorian: Connections (1st Season Finale), Cleanin’ Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters.
On-going: Stargirl, Snowpiercer, Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD.
Binge / Stack: [Nothing at the Moment]

Editor’s note: All times listed below are Eastern and nerd/geek interest are highlighted in PINK. Please note that Saturday, June 20, was skipped due to the lack of nerdy content.

Sunday, June 14, 2020
3:01 am
NETFLIX Marcella [Complete 3rd Season Premiere]
7:00 pm
ABC America’s Funniest Home Videos [30th Season Finale]
9:00 pm
Showtime Billions: The Limitless Sh*t [5th Season Summer Finale]
PBS Grantchester: Episode One [5th Season Premiere]
HBO I Know This Much is True [1st Season Finale]
AMC Quiz [1st Season Finale]
10:00 pm
PBS Beecham House: Episode One [Series Premiere]

Gurinder Chadha’s new six-part drama series Beecham House is set on the cusp of the 19th century in Delhi before the British ruled in that region. Tom Bateman (Vanity Fair, Jekyll, and Hyde, Murder on the Orient Express) steps into the role of enigmatic, soulful John Beecham, a handsome former soldier who has purchased the magnificent mansion, Beecham House, to begin a new life with his family. Click here for more information.

10:20 pm
HBO Insecure: Lowkey Lost [4th Season Finale]

Monday, June 15, 2020
3:01 am
ACORN TV Dead Still [1st Season Finale]
ACORN TV Hidden [Complete 2nd Season Premiere]
8:30 pm
SMITH Secrets Unlocked: The Pharaoh In The Suburbs [1st Season Finale]
9:00 pm
THE CW Roswell, New Mexico: Mr. Jones [2nd Season Finale]

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
9:00 pm
History Lost Gold of World War II: Dead Ends and New Beginnings / The Breakthrough [Two-Hour 2nd Season Finale]

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
3:01 am
HULU Love, Victor [Complete 1st Season / Series Premiere]

Set in the world of the original 2018 film “Love, Simon,” the series follows Victor, a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him navigate the ups and downs of high school. Click here for more information.

NETFLIX Mr. Iglesias [Complete 2nd Season Premiere]

Thursday, June 18, 2020
3:01 am
CRACKLE Cleanin’ Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters [Documentary about Ghostbusters]
NETFLIX The Order [Complete 2nd Season Premiere]
HBO MAX Summer Camp Island [2nd Season Premiere]
11:00 pm
SYFY Wire’s The Great Debate: I Love The Deb-Eighties [Series Premiere]

The unscripted, half-hour series (hosted by Baron Vaughn) welcomes a revolving door of celebrity guests who will verbally spar over the biggest topics in pop culture. Click here for more information.

Friday, June 19, 2020
3:01 am
AMAZON 7500 [Movie]

When terrorists try to seize control of a Berlin-Paris flight, a soft-spoken young American co-pilot struggles to save the lives of the passengers and crew while forging a surprising connection with one of the hijackers. Click here for more information.

APPLE TV+ Dads [Documentary About Fatherhood From Multiple Guests]
DISNEY+ Gallery: The Mandalorian: Connections [1st Season Finale]
NETFLIX Lost Bullet [Movie]

Facing a murder charge, a genius mechanic with a criminal past must track down a missing car containing the proof of his innocence: a single bullet. Click here for more information.

NETFLIX Wasp Network [Movie]

Based on a true and gripping story: Cuban spies infiltrate exile groups in the 1990s to stop terrorism against the island, but at a high personal cost. Click here for more information.

NETFLIX The Politician [Complete 2nd Season Premiere]
NETFLIX Rhyme Time Town [Complete 1st Season / Series Premiere / Kids Show]

Fun-loving friends Daisy and Cole use music and imagination to solve problems in a town filled with nursery rhyme characters. Click here for more information.

10:00 pm
AMC Sherman’s Showcase: Black History Month Spectacular [One-Hour Special]

DRWHO42

Kevin aka "DRWHO42" watches a lot of TV and avoids spoilers like the plague. He is an avid Whovian, Trekker, fanboy, gamer, traveler, planner, self-professed gym rat, and Starbucks espresso loyalist. When not plotting out his schedule for the next tent-pole movie or watching his favorite shows he is on the hunt for pop-culture TV & Movie media news. More importantly he is a frequent attendee of San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) and New York Comic Con (NYCC). Follow him on Twitter @kevinDW42 @FoCCBlog

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